Now that the winter is over, it’s time to start preparing your home for the wonderful spring and summer weather. However, it’s important to remember that winter weather can lead to long-lasting problems that affect indoor comfort throughout the remainder of the year. One of the most heavily affected areas is your home’s roof. Here’s a look at why having your roofing inspected in the early spring is a great idea.
- Repair Winter-Related Damage
Having your roof inspected by a professional roofer can help you determine what kinds of post-winter repairs your roofing needs. Many homeowners find that their roofs and gutters have been damaged by hail, melting snow, ice dams, and falling debris that is common during winter months. Having these issues quickly repaired by a professional roofing company can help to minimize the spread of damage to unaffected parts of your roof.
- Improve Indoor Comfort and Health
Winter-related roofing damage can cause a number of problems that affect your home’s interior. For example, water leaks that go unnoticed can lead to mold growth and rotting throughout your attic and home. Damaged insulation can dramatically lower your home’s energy efficiency during the cooling season, and can also contribute to poor indoor air quality.
- Preserve Home Values
The housing market is slated for a big comeback this spring, which means that your home ought to be in tip-top shape if it’s going on the market. Identifying potential roofing problems before your home goes up for sale can help you determine whether roof repair or replacement is necessary, and how it can affect your asking price.
To schedule your spring-time roof inspection, contact Apex Exteriors today by calling (847) 961-4601. We specialize in roofing inspection, replacement, and repair, as well as siding installation and replacement windows in the Northbrook, Naperville, and Glenview areas.